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Chopin Opus 28 No.4

I suffer from the ‘Stendhal Effect’,

When I listen to Chopin;

Total collapse of order. breakdown into tragedy,

World of timeless, inconceivable beauty.


Cloudsley, Tim, MA; British independent academic researcher and writer, poet, essayist, and short story writer resident in Colombia; formerly lecturer in Sociology at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland.

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